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In high school, Latin offers a large number of innovative electives in every subject area in addition to the core requirements. Upper school students may choose from more than 150 classes each year, including a full range of AP courses.Latin School of Chicago is a private elementary, middle, and high school located in the Gold Coast neighborhood on the Near North side of Chicago, Illinois, United States.The school was founded in 1888 by Mabel Slade Vickery.
The schools merged in 1953 to form the co-educational Latin School of Chicago.
The school was designed to provide students with a rigorous college-preparatory education in the classical tradition, with a curriculum that was heavily influenced by Classical studies and the study of the Greek and Latin languages, hence the name “Latin School." The Latin language is still taught in the middle and upper schools today.
Mabel Slade Vickery, a teacher from the East Coast, was invited to Chicago to open the school with a small class of ten 10-year-old boys.
During the early years, classes were held in private homes on Chicago's near North Side.
While it was started as a neighborhood school, Latin School currently is home to more than 1,100 students from approximately 70 ZIP codes throughout the Chicago area.The school awards more than million in need-based financial aid each year.